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Image for Gossip. Reprinted from Household Words (1859)

Gossip. Reprinted from Household Words (1859)

By: Morley, Henry

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1859

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2633

Condition: Fair


Original beige cloth, lettered and framed in black, with small red decorative squares on corners and at foot of spine. Split to cloth along lower hinge, repaired with gum; small splits to cloth on spine ends, signatures (1860/1895) on prelims, light foxing. A solid text block in a binding with some damage. A collection of papers, articles, poems etc, originally published in Dickens's journal Household Words. View more info

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Basile the Jester A Romance of the Days of Mary Queen of Scots (1896)

By: Muddock, J. E. [James Edward Preston Muddock]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1920

Seller ID: VN2755

Condition: Good


Undated reprint/reissue, c1920. Original pinky-purple cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Cloth unevenly sunned, but otherwise a clean tight copy of on of Muddock's historical romances. Scarce. View more info

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His Father's Honour (1909)

By: Murray, David Christie

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2643

Condition: Very Good


Original blindstamped black cloth with repeated motif in red on front board and spine, lettered in gilt. A few light marks, a little scuffing, undated name on front free endpaper, very good. View more info

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In the Tilt-Yard of Life. An Informal Tourney of Tales (1892)

By: Newill, Henry

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Downey: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2702

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, black endpapers. Lightly scuffed, light crease towards top of front board, trace of removed bookplate on front pastedown, good. A scarce collection of short stories. View more info

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Miss Wentworth's Idea (1891)

By: Norris, W. E. [William Edward Norris]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Caxton Publishing Co: 1910

Seller ID: VN2674

Condition: Good


Original dark red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Extremities scuffed, light marks on boards, oval stamp on front pastedown and at end of Introduction, good. Originally published in two volumes by Ward & Downey in 1891, this is a one-volume re-issue in Caxton's Library of Modern Writers. There is a frontispiece photograph of the author, and an (anonymous) introduction to the author and his works. View more info

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The Despotic Lady and Others (1895)

By: Norris. W. E. [William Edward Norris]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2677

Condition: Fair


Original red cloth, lettered in gilt. Front board and spine sunned, short split to cloth at foot of upper hinge. thus fair. Internally clean and tight with undated signature on front free endpaper. A short novels and five short stories. View more info

Image for The Cuckoo in the Nest (1892)

The Cuckoo in the Nest (1892)

By: Oliphant, Mrs [Margaret]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1920

Seller ID: VN2591

Condition: Very Good


Undated reprint, c1920. Original red cloth, lettered in black on spine. Light marks on rear board, spine a trifle darkened, remains on black card (largely removed) on each pastedown, otherwise good. View more info

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For the Queen (1912)

By: Oppenheim, E. Phillips [Edward Phillips Oppenheim]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1918

Seller ID: VN2750

Condition: Very Good


Undated reprint, c1918/ Original red cloth with blindstamped framing, lettered in black. Frontispiece. Spine a trifle dulled, some foxing spots, inscription (1918) on front free endpaper, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Waters of Edera (1900)

By: Ouida [ie Marie Louise de la Ramee]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1900

Seller ID: VN2747

Condition: Good


Third Impression. Title page printed in red and black. Original fine-ribbed dark green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly scuffed, some browning on endpapers, good. The last novel Ouida completed in her lifetime and one of her more uncommon titles. This binding is identical to that of the first edition [Sadleir, para 1953]. View more info

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Street Dust and Other Stories (1901)

By: Ouida [ie Marie Louise de la Ramee]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, F. V. White/George Bell: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2748

Condition: Good


Original grey-green cloth with blindstamped flower design and white lettering on front board, gilt lettering on spine. Extremities scuffed, white lettering a little rubbed, paper lightly browned throughout, good only. Wolff [5346]. Five short stories. View more info

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The Problem Club (1919)

By: Pain, Barry

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, W. Collins & Co.: 1921

Seller ID: VN2636

Condition: Good


Third Impression. This edition is not illustrated. Original red cloth. framed and lettered in black. A few light marks, good. Collection of 12 "puzzle" stories: mysteries without crime. View more info

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The Virgin Fortress (1912)

By: Pemberton, Max

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2691

Condition: Good


Colour frontispiece. Original dark red cloth, lettered in gilt on spine. Spine sunned, corners lightly rubbed, good. View more info

Image for As in a Looking Glass (1885)

As in a Looking Glass (1885)

By: Philips, F. C. [Francis Charles Philips]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Tauchnitz: 1886

Edition: Copyright Edition

Seller ID: VN2634

Condition: Good


Late C19th green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine, fore-edges marbled, brown endpapers. Lightly scuffed, good. Todd [2425a]. First issue, series half-title bound in. View more info

Image for Young Mr Ainslie's Courtship (1889)

Young Mr Ainslie's Courtship (1889)

By: Philips, F. C. [Francis Charles Philips]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Swan, Sonnenschein & Co.: 1890

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: VN2669

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth on bevelled boards, lettered in gilt, black endpapers. Extremities scuffed, signature and disparaging remarks in pencil on prelims, a couple of underlinings (in pencil), good. The novel was reissued in 1911 under a new title: The Wicked Miss Keane. View more info

Image for Men Women and Things (1898)

Men Women and Things (1898)

By: Philips, F. C. [Francis Charles Philips]

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth & Co.: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2678

Condition: Good


Orange cloth, lettered and framed in black. Generally marked on boards, lacks front free endpaper, stamps on front pastedown, otherwise a tight copy, good only. A collection of short stories. View more info

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Book Here (1915)

By: Ride, W. Pett [William Pett Ridge]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1915

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: VN2629

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Original green cloth, lettered in orange. Boards clean and bright, binding tight; inscription (1915) on front pastedown, a little foxing: very good+. A scarce collection of sixteen short stories. View more info

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The Adventures of Cigarette (1915, as The Six-Pointed Cross in the Dust)

By: Roland, John [ie John Rathbone Oliver]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons: 1915

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: VN2597

Condition: Good


Original green cloth, decorated in black, lettered in white. Lettering on spine largely rubbed away, otherwise good. View more info

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In Dark Places (1923)

By: Russell, John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2606

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, lettered in black on spine. Spine lightly sunned, corners rubbed, good. Tales of the "East", the Pacific, South America. Several stories have supernatural overtones, including The Slaver. View more info

Image for The Toll of the Bush (1905)

The Toll of the Bush (1905)

By: Satchell, William

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1905

Edition: Colonial Edition

Seller ID: VN2758

Condition: Good


Early C20th rebinding in blue cloth with beaded black boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Lightly scuffed, a few foxing spots, good. No 500 in Macmillan's Colonial Library "for circulation only in India and the British Colonies". Presumably originally a paperback issue -- hence the rebinding. View more info

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A Soldier of Life (1916)

By: Selicourt, Hugh de

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Co.: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: VN2610

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth. Lightly scuffed, gilt lettering a little dulled on spine, foxing on prelims, bookplate on front pastedown, very good. View more info